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In this issue:

=> Record Visitors at WOODWEB's Industry News; Auctions,
Sales & Special Offers
(Numbers are up for two more areas at WOODWEB)

=> Hot Threads
(A sampling of current forum discussions)

=> Posts at Exchanges on the Rise
(Over 50 posts a day)

=> Knowledge Base Highlights
(The latest additions to this growing resource)

=> Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation Forum
Technical Advisor
(Curt Corum offers up his expertise)


=> Record Visitors at WOODWEB's Industry News; Auctions,
Sales & Special Offers

Are you one of the 5000 visitors per month to WOODWEB's
Industry News? If not, you're missing out on a whole lot
of late-breaking business information. WOODWEB's Auctions,
Sales and Special Offers is busier than ever, as well,
with 3600 visitors a month. Regulars know this is the
place to look for great deals.


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers:

Pubic Auction - Evenflo Corp, Suring, Wisconsin on
November 3rd. Featuring: (6) Various Molders, Planers,
Belt, Edge & Drum Sanders, Saws, Optimaizer System, Wood
Hog, Air Compressors, Mobile Equipment.  Call CIA at
513-241-9701 or www.cia-auction.com.


=> Hot Threads

A young cabinetmaker has collected tools and experience in
order to start up his own business. With plenty of
knowledge and enthusiasm for the technical side of
woodworking, he inquires about a business plan.

Corner cabinet construction comes in many styles... Here,
professionals discuss their favorite methods. If you can
provide a drawing or photo of your box, upload it at:

One satisfied finisher has made an almost complete switch
from oil-based to water-based products. The only thing
preventing him from swearing off oil-based forever is lack
of a good water-based glaze. If you have a recommendation,
join in at:

This thread discusses the finer points of machining wood
flooring, from possible problems with air drying stock to
the proper sizing of the tongue and groove.


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

WWW.SCHMIDTINDUSTRIAL.COM now offers customers a ''no
obligation'' user-friendly way to list machinery.
Also available are NEW Rebuild Services for Glue
Pots, Air Cylinder Assemblies, Indramat Drives,
Gearboxes, Motors, Vacuum Pumps, Aggregates, Boring
Blocks, Drilling Heads etc.


=> Posts at Exchanges on the Rise

Judging by the number of listings being posted at
WOODWEB's Machinery, Jobs, Classifieds and Lumber
Exchanges - over 50 listings a day - visitors are happy
with the recent improvements we've made to these areas.


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
Accurate Technology:

Check out Accurate Technology Commercial ON LINE sales at
and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
on ProScale Digital measuring system products.

Exciting new Consumer products can be found at


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

The advice in this article is directed at the owner of a
brand new solar kiln. See a picture of the kiln and read
what Professor Gene Wengert and others have to say about
the drying process.

Are you on the prowl for a CAD program that handles 3D
rendering well? If so, check out this article, which
includes recommendations and sample drawings from
different programs.

Also on the 3D CAD front, this article covers running
programs on a Mac computer.

When several large, MDF panels warp dramatically, is fault
to be found in the finishing? Possibilities are explored

Are there significant pitfalls to be aware of when
searching for a used point-to-point machine? This piece
provides guidance.

This finisher would like to add some color to a floor as
he refinishes, but hopes to take a shortcut. Is it
possible to apply toning varnish to the surface, without
sanding off the old coating?


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

Web highlights:
* Video Demos Online
* Machine Specifications
* 24 Hour Parts and Service
* User Testimonials



=> Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation Forum
Technical Advisor

Curt Corum is the technical sales manager for Air Handling
Systems. He has delivered problem-solving solutions to
small shops as well as major corporations.

Curt served as technical advisor for the installation of
dust collection systems for both ''The New Yankee Workshop''
television show hosted by Norm Abrams, and ''This Old
House'' television show hosted by Steve Thomas. Curt has
authored, co-authored and served as technical advisor for
articles published in Fine Woodworking, Wood & Wood
Products, CWB, Woodshop News, FDM, and Cabinetmaker.

Visit the Dust Collection, Safety and Plant Operation at:

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